On October 25, 2012 IFM and FMT held the 2nd annual Industrial Water Seminar and Open House, at the FMT fabrication/ manufacturing complex, in Findlay, OH. Guest speakers for the event included Mitch George of One Aquasource, Tom Horn, V.P. of IFM, Doug Frick of Porex, and Charlie Dixon of OOGEEP. A light breakfast of bagels, pastries, juice and coffee was provided during registration.
Rick Bennett, President of IFM, kicked off the event with a warm welcome speech and speaker introductions. Mitch George, Owner of One Aquasource, started off the morning with a presentation on the Basics of Hydraulic Fracturing & Treatment. Doug Frick, the Director of Sales and Marketing for Proex Filtration, was our next presenter. Doug presented topics on tubular membrane usage and RO Reject Side-Stream Filtration Using Lime. Charlie Dixon, the Safety and Workforce Training Administrator of Ohio Oil & Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) concluded the morning session with a presentation on the Environmental & Economic Impacts of Natural Gas Drilling.
Following a great lunch, provided by the Findlay, Ohio City BBQ, attendees had the opportunity to see firsthand the services and workmanship provided by Findlay Machine and Tool, with a tour of FMT’s facility by the company Vice President, Andrew Rill.
Tom Horn wrapped up the day’s events with a presentation on Brackish Water Treatment / TDS in Discharge.
Cheers to another successful seminar and looking forward to next year’s. A big thank you goes out to the guest speakers and attendees. Also, thanks to all the individuals who put in an extra hand to make the event come off without a hitch.
If you would like to view the event presentations please reference Related Documents to the right.
If you’re interested in attending next year’s seminar please contact Aubrie Koontz or Gretchen Hyman at (866) 435-4436.